Copa Libertadores: Banfield advance with a stoppage time decider

The first small Argentine success of this year's continental football occurred on Tuesday night, when Banfield visited Quito to take on 2016 finalists Independiente Del Valle (who aren't from Quito, but whose own stadium isn't big enough to host CONMEBOL matches). The first leg ended 1-1 last week, and Banfield struck first tonight thanks to... Continue Reading →

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Boca Juniors’ Copa Libertadores disqualification: trying to summarise the fall-out

Four links here, three audio and one written. It's just under a week since River Plate players were attacked with home-made pepper spray by a Boca Juniors barra brava, causing the cancellation of the second half of their Copa Libertadores last sixteen superclásico, and Boca's disqualification from the tournament (as well as first degree burns to four... Continue Reading →

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